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Magnitude 5.2 earthquake rocks east Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.2 earthquake shook eastern Taiwan at 6:52 a.m. on Wednesday morning (July 14), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor...

Taipei to keep ban on indoor dining despite upcoming easing of Level 3

UPDATE 8 p.m.: Hsinchu City, Hsinchu County, Miaoli, and Keelung have also decided to maintain their ban on indoor dining until at least July 26. TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Despite the central go...

15 earthquakes strike east Taiwan within 24 hours

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Hualien County has recorded 15 earthquakes within less than 24 hours, with two reaching a magnitude of 5.4, the most recent of which struck at 6:11 a.m. on Th...

Magnitude 5.4 earthquake strikes east Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.4 earthquake shook northeastern Taiwan at 7:24 p.m. on Wednesday evening (July 7), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the tem...

Taiwan reports 76 local COVID cases, 10 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has confirmed 76 new local COVID-19 infections, with four imported cases and 10 deaths, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced Saturday (July 3). T...

Taiwan reports 57 local COVID cases, 15 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday (July 2) reported 57 new local COVID-19 cases, a 21 percent increase from the number reported on Thursday (July 1). ...

Taiwan reports 47 local COVID cases, 13 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (July 1) reported 47 new local COVID-19 cases, marking the lowest number of cases reported in one day since May 14. ...

Taiwan reports 88 local COVID cases, 9 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan reported 88 new local COVID-19 infections and nine deaths Sunday (June 27), with one imported case. Of the 88 new local infections, 48 are male, and 40 are femal...

Magnitude 4.9 earthquake rattles east Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4.9 earthquake jolted eastern Taiwan at 1:40 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon (June 23), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temb...

Local governments report 28 deaths after AstraZeneca jabs in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over the past four days, 28 elderly people in eight cities and counties across Taiwan were reported to have died after receiving the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, but whet...

Update: Local governments report 18 deaths after AstraZeneca jabs in Taiwan

Update 06/17 7 p.m. TVBS reports that the number who have died following an AstraZeneca dose has risen to 18, including one in Taipei, three New Taipei City, one in Hsinchu County, two in Hsinchu C...

Taiwan reports 286 local COVID cases, 24 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday (June 11) reported 286 new local coronavirus cases and 24 deaths. Health Minister and CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時...

Taipei's ID-based market restrictions for foreigners, locals kick in tomorrow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As part of tightened measures under an extension of the Level 3 alert, Taipei City Government announced on Friday (June 11) that entrance to markets based on Taiwanese ID ...

Magnitude 5.3 quake among 3 to strike east Taiwan in 3 minutes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.3 earthquake rocked eastern Taiwan at 3:33 p.m. Friday afternoon (June 11), followed within three minutes by magnitude 4.0 and 4.9 temblors, according to the...

Taiwan labor broker fined for sending high-risk migrant workers to regular hotel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Hsinchu City Government said Wednesday (June 9) that it had fined a labor broker NT$1 million (US$34,483) for sneaking 32 migrant workers, some of whom were infected w...